Are You A Bank Robber? Then Read On!

Robbing a bank is hard, or so I’m told (I’ve never tried). A lot of planning goes into any successful bank job. That is until now. Here is a sign that I saw last week…  

Meeting Bjork At The Temple Of The Emerald Buddha

Recently I made a conscious effort to see some of the more obvious tourist attractions in Bangkok and one that seems to be at the top of most of the lists of ‘things you must do before you die in Bangkok’ was a visit to The Temple of the Emerald Buddha. So I packed my…

The 5 Items You Shouldn’t Travel Without….Kind Of.

There are a lot of blogs written by people living in foreign lands or travelling to different countries that have helpful posts to advise less experience travellers. It also helps rack up the views to your site which is what I am aiming to do now with my own top 5 tips of things you…

My Really Awful Pair Of Shorts (And A Famous Historical Landmark)

This story happened to me in early 2018 and it is only now after extensive therapy and electric shock treatment that I am able to share it publicly. My visit to a famous tourist sight started much like any other trip I make to a historical attraction in Bangkok in that I was feeling slightly…

I Prayed For Good Karma And Someone Stole My Shoes.

The following story is entirely true, only the names have been changed to protect the innocent. I’m not really a religious person and when I say ‘not really’ I mean ‘it means nothing to me, it’s all fake, oh no am I going to hell now?’ But I am in Thailand, a country with a…

The Dog That Sleeps In The Middle Of The Road.

I saw many wonderful sights on my recent trip to Chiang Mai over the New Year holiday. I have images that will stay with me forever, memories of sky lanterns filling the sky as the clock neared midnight on new years eve, the bustling sunday market where you can buy pretty much anything you can…

The Street Art Of Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, the northern Thai city and formerly the country’s capital, home to over 300 temples, breathtaking mountain views and a rich history dating back to the 13th century…so having taken all of that into consideration I decided to write a blog about the city’s street art. This is also only my second post so…

I’ve Moved To Thailand By Mistake…What Do I Do Now?

If you had told me three years ago that I would come and live in Thailand I would have looked at you as if you were mad before proceeding to move slowly away from you, smiling and nodding at you whilst keeping my eye on you at all times. In my 44 years I’ve been…